Creative Thinking

The creative thinking competency involves the generation of new ideas and concepts that have value to the individual or others, and the development of these ideas and concepts from thought to reality. The Creative Thinking Competency Profiles have been developed by BC teachers based on students’ work. The creative thinking competency review draft consists of two elements:

Creative Thinking Competency Profiles (PDF)
present an overview and the set of profiles. The overview provides background about the creative thinking competency and includes a description of its facets. The set of profiles are descriptions of students as they progress to sophisticated stages of competency. The profiles are written from the student’s point of view, reflecting student ownership and responsibility for demonstrating the competencies.


Creative Thinking Competency Illustrations

The illustrations offer examples of ways in which students from diverse backgrounds and communities can demonstrate the creative thinking competency.